Archive - Obituary
November 17th, 2010
Gloria Zebker Curtis Schaffer of New York City died on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 in New York City.
She was born on Feb. 26, 1933, in Emporium, daughter of the late Pauline Wheaton Zebker. She married Hyman Schaffer, who survives.
Patricia A. Larkin, 78, of DuBois, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at the DuBois Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
She was born April 28, 1932 in Emporium, daughter of the late Alfred and Veronica (Orsy) Mitcheltree.
In 1949, she married Charles W. Larkin, who preceded her in death in 1974.
She was raised in Driftwood and lived in several local communities, including, Emporium, Johnsonburg, St. Marys, Ridgway and most recently DuBois.Â She was a homemaker who enjoyed her time with her family and grandchildren, and especially enjoyed having dinner out with her family.
Faye E. Parziale Buck, 85, of St. Paul, Minn., died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010.
She was born Jan. 6, 1925 in Weedville, daughter of the late Ralph Parziale and Mary Louise Cimenari Parziale Scarzo.
She had resided in St. Paul since 1953. She made numerous trips to Pennsylvania over the years to visit family and friends.
She was affiliated with the Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul for 35 years.
Dormilee Ellen Feustel, 78, born and raised in Ridgway, died Monday, Nov. 15 at Conestoga View in Lancaster, under hospice care. She resided with her daughter, Cheryl Keener, for many years in East Petersburg until October 2010 after a terminal illness.
She was a member of the Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Mountsville. She had many musical accomplishments, including singing for many weddings. One of her favorite recognitions was directing and starring as the Mother Abbess in "The Sound of Music" in November 1969 as part of the Footlighters Theater Group of Elk County.
John F. Wachob, 84, of 101 Julia Street, Johnsonburg, died on Saturday morning, Nov. 13, 2010, at his residence, surrounded by his family, following a short illness.
He was born March 25, 1926, in Johnsonburg, son of the late Lloyd B. and Viola Muroski Wachob.
On Sept. 25, 1946, in the Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg, he married Bette J. Williams, who preceded him in death on Dec. 27, 2007.
Kathryn M. "Katie" Zoschg, 94, of 3033 Cameron Rd., Emporium, died on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium
She was bornÂ Nov. 25, 1915 in Rathbun, a daughter of the late George F. and Rose Balaban Mahovlich.
On July 14, 1941 in Winchester, Va., she married Matthew A. Zoschg Sr., who preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 2003.
Mrs. Zoschg was a devoted mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time around her home, most especially gardening. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.
Regina J. Wonderling, 74, of 2166 Ridgway-Johnsonburg Rd., Ridgway, died on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at the Elk Regional Health Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born May 4, 1936, in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late James and Verna VanLuvender Shaffer. On July 30, 1955, in Wilcox, she married Carlton G. Wonderling, who survives.
She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She was a former employee of the Stackpole Corp. and Ridgway Powdered Metals. Mrs. Wonderling was a Protestant by faith and she enjoyed being with her family.
Margaret M. Gigliotti, 78, of 620 First Ave., Johnsonburg, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2010, at the Elk Regional Health Center following a short illness.
She was born Feb. 15, 1932 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Guiseppe and Frances Careno Gigliotti.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life and graduated from Johnsonburg High School in 1950.
Gloria Valentine Anderson, 84, of 769 Washington Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at Elk Regional Health Center after a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 2, 1926, in Emporium, daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Husted Razey.
On Oct. 28, 1950 in the Sacred Heart Rectory, she married Firmin E. Valentine, who preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1979. On June 6, 1982, in Ludlow, she married Bertil L. Anderson, who preceded her in death on March 23, 2002.
Rocco â€śDutchâ€ť Rio, 88, died Friday, Nov. 12 at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
He was born on Sept. 11, 1922 in Tyler, son of the late Jiacamo Rio and Anna Krolick.
He married Julianna â€śJayâ€ť Kematick on Aug. 16, 1947 and she survives.